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21 Photos That Will Make You Grateful For Your Commute

But if you think you have it rough, these photos will make you feel a lot better.<p>Around the world, insane traffic, behemoth crowds, crippling strikes, and rough weather make other people's commutes simply hellish.<p>Take a look, and think about this the next time you're frustrated when your train is a …

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Mexico's Former President Pushes for Marijuana Legalization

Former President Vicente Fox grew up on a farm here in rural Guanajuato, one of Mexico’s most conservative states. He is the kind of guy who wears …

If you’re planning a grocery store heist, maybe skip this one

This guy rides up to a ‘mercadinho’ — a grocery store in Brazil — armed and prepared to rob it. He is subsequently thrown out of the window — Jazzy …

What an eyeful: the world's most beautiful buildings

Straight away we'll say that this isn't a top 10 list. There are just far too many styles of buildings, each worthy of a top 50: sacred buildings, homes, skyscrapers, theatres...<p>Instead, this is a list showing the variety of architectural beauty across the globe - and pointing you in the direction …

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Bring it: The most important thing a teacher can bring to school

My <b>air conditioner has been broken</b> all this week. They have ordered a part but we’re not sure if it is going to be here before school starts. If it is …

Comparing Business to Teaching: A Wake up Call to the World

Of all of the jobs I’ve had in my life, teaching takes the most energy and patience and is by far the hardest of what I’ve done.<p>When I was a …

Teacher Burnout: Start Preventing It Now!

2. Make Time for You<p>Find a new hobby, go back to an old one, or do something once a week that is just for you. We all live in a busy world where …

More than 20.000 free reusable Art Images for Teachers and Students

For those of you looking for free downloadable and re-usable images of art, the National Gallery of Art has more than 25.000 art images to offer you. …

Mexican kitchen: a gourmet guide to food in Mexico

Mexicans love food, especially their own. Visit Mexico and you will soon get a sense of how important food is in their lives: ask where to find, say, the best <i>carnitas</i> (braised pork) in Mexico City, or the best <i>mole</i> (a type of chilli sauce) in Oaxaca, and you’re up for a passionate, lengthy and …

Mexico

How to travel in Europe

Fifty sovereign states. 10,180,000 sq km. 738,200,000 people. The word ‘Europe’ does little to convey the diversity found within, which can make it a bewildering place to travel. So here’s a handy guide to your transport options:<p>Car<p><b>Budget:</b> medium-high (London-Prague petrol from EUR360 return, plus …

Trains

24 hours in Edinburgh

Edinburgh is a walking city – one that repays those who tramp its cobbles with stately Georgian grandeur. So with 24 hours up your sleeve, where would you go and what can you see?<p>Morning<p>Head over to Valvona & Crolla for breakfast. This Italian delicatessen is an Edinburgh institution. Counter staff …

Scotland

Successful Founders Share 4 Must-Have Skills To Bolster Any Career

Every career is different. But some skills cut across all of them. Here are four.<p>Some skills may be awesome but not in demand: While a sonnet might take your breath away, iambic pentameter doesn’t have a high market demand. But some skills by any industry are wanted just as sweetly–and as founders …

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Costa Rica to Close Zoos and Free Some Animals

Costa Rica’s giving animal enthusiasts another reason to daydream of traveling to the biodiverse country—officials plan to close the public zoos and …

The New Stars of European Travel

Could it be that American travelers are passing over Western Europe's traditional tourist trail in favor of newer, less-traveled destinations in southern and eastern Europe? A new report by the European Travel Commission seems to indicate so, as destinations historically popular with U.S. travelers …

5 Age-Old Proverbs to Travel By - Vagabondish

Proverbs are typically reserved for Grandmotherly advice and religious fables but they can also offer timeless wisdom worth taking heed of.<p>Here are …

Developing Countries

On ghosts and outsiders in Belfast

The silence that cloaked my brother’s and my walk from Belfast’s gleaming City Centre to its galvanized, concrete outskirts of heavy industry was …

Top 10 US travel destinations for 2013

Every year our US-based editors team up with Lonely Planet’s expert authors to compile a list of US destinations that are prime for the next year. <i>Best in Travel 2013</i> already covered two places we think the world should be looking at – San Francisco and the Gulf Coast – but here we wanted to dig …

Travel

10 Reasons Why People Fall in Love With San Miguel de Allende

<b>Magical San Miguel de Allende</b><p>Located in central Mexico, San Miguel de Allende has no beaches or blue waters like the Mexican resorts of Cancun, Cozumel, or Los Cabos. And it isn't easy to get to directly from many U.S. or Canadian cities. You might have to book a connecting flight in Houston or …

Mexico

Top tips for first-time family travel

The first time you contemplate hitting the road as a family can feel fraught with potential disaster – you envisage being stuck without vital wet wipes, or seeing your precious toddler getting sucked into the chaos of a Turkish bazaar. Relax. It will be okay. It’s actually very satisfying exploring …

Travel

Tynker introduces your kids to programming code either at home or at school

With $3.45 million in funds raised from angel and institutional investors, Tynker for Schools was launched in April this year and was followed by …

Computer Science

Repurpose Old T-Shirts and Wear them on Your Wall Instead: Super-Fast T-Shirt Wall Art Tutorial

Confess – do you, or someone you know, have an overflowing T-shirt drawer? You know, those favorite T’s that you never wear but can’t stand to part …

DIY Organizing Idea For Earrings

The Day I Stopped Saying 'Hurry Up'

When you're living a distracted life, every minute must be accounted for. You feel like you must be checking something off the list, staring at a screen, or rushing off to the next destination. And no matter how many ways you divide your time and attention, no matter how many duties you try and …

Parenting

Robyn Lawley: Kate Moss' Figure Isn't Responsible For Damaging Women

Few fashion industry insiders get it as right as Robyn Lawley does. The plus-size model is a veritable treasure trove of body image wisdom, and she's shared another nugget in her recent interview with Hunger.<p>When asked about whether or not to blame the waif-thin models themselves for "damaging …

BNTO – Your Food Jar

If you think nothing could ace Cuppow, the revolutionary canning jar + travel mug solution, then hold onto your horses and take a look at BNTO! This …